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Runaway roller

Discussion in 'Rollers' started by mountainguyed67, Jun 15, 2017.

  1. mountainguyed67

    mountainguyed67 Member

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    who else thought "dear lord, I hope he doesn't catch that thing,--- let it go buddy". I sure didn't want to see it run over him as he tried to get in it.
     
  3. Birken Vogt

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    At least it stayed upright.
     
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    The guy should be on their Olympic team...
     
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    He was on pace to run a 4 minute mile!
     
  6. Birken Vogt

    Birken Vogt Charter Member

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    That sprint reminds me of the wisecrack "don't bother running, you'll only die tired."
     
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  7. mountainguyed67

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    Yeah, I don't think he could have gotten in it.
     
  8. Jim D

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    A least it's not a bad outcome.
     
  9. mountainguyed67

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    Yeah, no cars flattened, roller not damaged.

    By the way, I was a roller operator in the Army in the eighties, nine wheel, tandem steel wheel, also trained on a vibratory, but they didn't have them in my platoon in Germany.
     
  10. JDOFMEMI

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    I was also glad to see he did not catch up. I would have hated to see video of that.

    I was surprised it stayed on its feet going off the side like it did.
     
  11. old-iron-habit

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    Some days folks get real lucky. Just most of us don't remember them lessons as well as the ones that ended bad.
     
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    92U 3406 Well-Known Member

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    Adrenaline can make the human body do crazy things. Bet he crashed hard after that sprint.
     
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    Bls repair Well-Known Member

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    The guy in the truck didn't seem to be in a hurry to catch it:)